It was the fight for racial justice in South Africa by Mr. Mandela that first inspired a young Barack Obama to public service, the New York Times reports.» Read More
*Fourth quarter adjusted earnings C $0.31/ shr vs est C $0.37/ shr. Oct 24- Canada's Corus Entertainment Inc reported that its profit nearly halved in the fourth quarter as a rise in TV subscribers and merchandising revenue failed to offset the weakness in its radio business.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Twitter, the 140- character messaging service favored by everyone from the Pope to U.S. After eight years of explosive user growth marred by persistent technical challenges and management shake-ups, Twitter is now preparing to go public in Silicon Valley's largest initial public offering since Facebook Inc's last year.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 8- Vin Diesel's return as glowing-eyed space traveler "Riddick" won the weekend movie race, ringing up $18.7 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales and knocking three-time box office queen Oprah Winfrey to second place.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 8- Sci-fi sequel "Riddick," starring Vin Diesel as an ex-con who can see in the dark, muscled to the top of U.S. and Canadian box office charts at the weekend, dethroning Oprah Winfrey's three-time winner, "The Butler."
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 25- Civil rights drama " Lee Daniels' The Butler" took home its second U.S. and Canadian box office title, topping a Jennifer Aniston comedy and a newly released supernatural teen film. "The Butler," starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, earned $17 million in ticket sales from Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 25- Civil rights drama " Lee Daniels' The Butler" took home its second U.S. and Canadian box office title, topping a Jennifer Aniston comedy and a newly released supernatural teen film.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 18- " Lee Daniels' The Butler," a civil rights drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, surpassed expectations and easily won the weekend box office battle, debuting with $25 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales through Sunday.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 18- " Lee Daniels' The Butler," a civil rights drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, easily won the weekend box office battle, pulling in $25 million from U.S. and Canadian ticket sales through Sunday.
July 30- The Oprah Winfrey Network is making money four years after its debut, as stronger ratings and advertising growth helped turn around the joint venture with Discovery Communications Inc sooner than expected.
July 30- Discovery Communications Inc reported lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings and cut its full-year outlook on Tuesday, but it also said Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network, which it partly owns, was finally turning a profit.
For President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare reform law to succeed, the White House needs to attract 2.7 million younger consumers between the ages of 18 to 35, mostly male and non-white, to participate in new online health insurance exchanges.
Oprah Winfrey sent out a tweet Monday in which she gushed about her love for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Just one teensy problem: It was from her iPad.
LOS ANGELES-- The Beverly Hilton's International Ballroom will soon be filled with flowers, chiffon, fine china and crystal stemware for a starry black-tie ball costing couples as much as $20,000 to attend.
In the year since Oprah Winfrey’s show ended, afternoon TV ratings reports have been rattled, demonstrating that audiences disperse when their favorite shows do the same — a classic case of media fragmentation.
These days there are no dress-for-success rules, other than being put-together from head to toe, no detail spared. Here are the CEOs who have it down pat.
Discovery Communications reported a lower quarterly profit as costs and expenses rose nearly 49%. The media company was hurt by losses at the Oprah Winfrey Network. David Joyce, senior analyst at Miller Tabak, offers insight.
Discussing today's major headlines, including Apple reportedly launching a cheaper MacBook for $799 this year and whether Oprah Winfrey's network "OWN" is facing its final chapter, with CNBC's Jane Wells, John Carney, Sue Herera and Tyler Mathisen.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the GSA chief resigned amid reports of excessive spending; AFA Foods files for bankruptcy after "pink slime" outcry; and talk show queen, Oprah Winfrey admits she's made plenty of mistakes with her own network.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia stock dipped more than 4% earlier today on reports that Martha Stewart's flagship show on Hallmark Channel will end this year. And she's not alone, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
The ratings are finally in for “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” the media queen’s new show on OWN and the Sunday night premiere drew 1.1 million viewers.